TABLE 2.4 Examples of Major Collaborations Planned by NNI Participating Agencies

Area of Investment

DOD

DOE

DOJ

DOT

Treasury

EPA

NASA

NIH

NIST

NSF

USDA

Fundamental research

X

X

 

X

X

 

X

X

 

X

 

Nanostructured materials

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Molecular electronics

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

X

 

Spin electronics

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

Lab-on-a-chip

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

X

Biosensors, bioinformatics

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

X

 

X

 

Bioengineering

X

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

Quantum computing

X

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

X

 

Measurements and standards for tools

X

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

X

X

X

Nanoscale theory, modeling, simulation

X

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

X

Environmental modeling

 

X

 

 

 

X

X

 

 

X

 

Nanorobotics

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

Unmanned missions

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

International collaborations

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Nanofabrication user facilities

 

X

 

X

 

X

X

X

X

X

X



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